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  • Replica of traditional wash house rebuilt at Għajnsielem

    Replica of traditional wash house rebuilt at Għajnsielem

    A replica of a traditional għajn tal-ħasselin (wash house) has been rebuilt in Apparition Square, Għajnsielem. The wash house consists of an arched room with six stone washing basins. The project, undertaken by the local council in 2012, received...

  • Pigeon show

    Pigeon show

    Nadur Pigeon Club held its annual pigeon show at Xewkija primary school. A total of 185 racing pigeons were exhibited in six categories, each adjudicated by Maltese judges. Photo shows Mario Carta of Qormi (first from right), who won the Best in...

  • Coming up

    • The theatrical comedy Kul­ħadd ma’ Tiegħu organised by Għaqda Teatrali Mnarja that was due to be staged today at 3pm at the MBC Theatre, Nadur, has been postponed to Saturday at 7.30pm and next Sunday at 3pm. The comedy by Franco Roberto,...

  • Day of the Sick

    Day of the Sick

    Day of the Sick was marked at Gozo General Hospital with Mass celebrated by Gozo Bishop Mario Grech, assisted by hospital chap­lains Joe Cardona, Frankline Vella and Anthony Sultana. After Mass the bishop donated to hospital CEO Nadine Delicata 12...

  • Christian music festival at Don Bosco Oratory

    A Christian music festival featuring singers, bands and gospel choirs from Malta and Gozo will be held from February 27 to March 7 at the Don Bosco Oratory Theatre, Victoria. The oratory is organising the event as part of the bicentenary...

  • Lenten talks at family institute

    Lenten talks, organised by the Gozo diocese Family Commission, will be held at the John Paul II Family Institute, Victoria. Talks by Fr Richard Farrugia for engaged couples will be held from March 9 to March 13 at 8pm. Talks by Fr Anton Gouder for...

  • School marks feast of St John Bosco

    School marks feast of St John Bosco

    Staff and pupils at Laura Vicuna School, Għasri, celebrated the feast of St John Bosco with a Mass at Don Bosco Oratory, Victoria. The school is run by the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians, also known as the Sisters of St John Bosco.

  • Peru donation

    Peru donation

    Gozo Medical Association president Robert Sciberras presented a €1,000 donation to missionary Fr Ray Portelli, who will be returning to Peru soon.

  • Talk on artist George Fenech

    Talk on artist George Fenech

    Lino Borg gave a talk on the artistic works of George Fenech at Il-Ħaġar, St George’s Square, Victoria, organised by his widow and friends. It was followed by a discussion on the artist’s talent and technique.

  • Penultimate step to priesthood

    Penultimate step to priesthood

    Massimo Buttigieg (left) is seen with Gozo Bishop Mario Grech being conferred the Ministry of Acolyte, the penultimate step prior to his ordination to the priesthood, during a concelebrated Mass at the collegiate basilica of the Visitation in Għarb.

  • Carnival in Victoria and Xagħra

    Carnival in Victoria and Xagħra

    The Gozo regional carnival was held last Sunday with a defilé along Republic Street, Victoria, and dancing by various companies in costume in Fortunato Mizzi Street. This year the venue for carnival activities had to be changed due to the ongoing...

  • Coming up

    • A charity sale will be held today from 7.30am to 1pm at the Victoria football ground by the Friends of the Sick and Elderly in Gozo. The fee for each car space is €10, payable on the day. • A blood donation session will be held at the Gozo...

  • New Wirt Għawdex president

    New Wirt Għawdex president

    Paul George Pisani has been named new president of Wirt Għaw­dex following the NGO’s annual general meeting that confirmed the 2015 committee. He succeeds Franco Masini, who served as president for four years. Pisani, a historian and research­er,...

  • Architect elected to represent parents of Gozo College students

    Architect and civil engineer Edward Scerri (pictured) has been elected on the committee of the Malta Association for Parents of Students attending State Schools (MAPSSS) to represent the interests of parents of students attending the 13 schools...

  • NSTF set to showcase Gozitan student science experiments

    The second edition of the National Student Travel Foundation (NSTF) Gozo Science Days will be held next month. The annual event provides primary and secondary school students with an opportunity to exhibit science experiments and to explain their...

  • Literary evening in honour of Fr George Mercieca

    Literary evening in honour of Fr George Mercieca

    A literary evening in honour Fr George Mercieca, of Victoria, popularly known as Dun Ġorġ, who passed away on January 22 aged 70, will be held on Friday at 7pm at the Circolo Gozitano premises in Savina Square, Victoria. Fr Mercieca was known as...

  • Restored statues blessed

    Restored statues blessed

    The statues of Christ the Saviour and St Francis of Assisi near the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Graces in Capuchin Street, Victoria, that have been restored by Wirt Għawdex, were blessed by Fr Joseph Libreri. Together with Fr Remigio Galea and Fr...

  • Sawl at the Astra

    Sawl at the Astra

    Actor Mario Micallef will interpret excerpts from St Paul’s turbulent life in an original, thought-provoking, one-hour monologue play entitled Sawl, at the Astra Theatre, Victoria, on Saturday at 7.30pm. The production, scripted by Alfred Palma...

  • Nadur carnival activities start

    Nadur carnival activities start

    Nadur launched its carnival activities last Sunday in the village’s St Peter and St Paul Square, with several dancing competitions for adults and children in colourful costumes, and marches by Mnarja Band under the direction of Joseph Grech. Nadur...

  • Coming up

    • L-Għaġina tan-Nanna, a hands-on educational event for children aged nine to 13, will be held by Heritage Malta tomorrow and on Tuesday from 9.30am to noon at Ta’ Kola Windmill, Xagħra. Participants, who may come in fancy dress and traditional...

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